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17-12-2008, 14:50:03

Tech Firms Oppose Union Organizing

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Tech Firms Oppose Union Organizingcedarhillbilly passes along a piece from TheHill.com on the chilly reception that tech firms and lobbying groups are giving to a bill promoting union formation, which has a chance of passing in a more strongly Democratic congress and with a Demo...
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17-12-2008, 12:50:03

Spaceport America Gets FAA License

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Spaceport America Gets FAA LicenseDynaSoar writes "Spaceport America received an early and double holiday gift this week: first, the expected (positive) FAA environmental impact report, and second, the hoped-for but not immediately expected 'launch site operator's license.' With...
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17-12-2008, 08:50:02

Galaxy Clusters' Stunted Growth Confirms Dark Energy

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Galaxy Clusters' Stunted Growth Confirms Dark EnergyA new study of 86 galaxy clusters in the early universe has provided independent confirmation of the existence of dark energy. In its absence, gravity's pull should have caused the number of clusters to increase by a factor of ...
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17-12-2008, 06:50:01

Jobs Not Giving This Year's Macworld Keynote

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Jobs Not Giving This Year's Macworld KeynoteMany readers including thermopile wrote in about Apple withdrawing from Macworld Expo after this year. The other bad news for Apple fans is that Steve Jobs won't be delivering the keynote in 3 weeks mdash; we may have seen his last "on...
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17-12-2008, 04:50:02

Australian Court Lets Lawyer Serve Papers Via Facebook

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Australian Court Lets Lawyer Serve Papers Via Facebooka302b writes "A Canberra lawyer has been permitted to serve legal documents via Facebook for a couple who defaulted on a loan. He claims he needed to do this because he was unable to track them down to a physical address. At ...
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17-12-2008, 02:50:02

Data Breach Notices Show Tip of the Iceberg

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Data Breach Notices Show Tip of the Icebergd2d writes "The Data Loss Database has released a new feature: The Primary Sources Archive, a collection of breach notification letters gathered from various state governments as a result of data breach notification legislation. The doc...
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17-12-2008, 00:50:02

SoHo NAS With Good Network Throughput?

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SoHo NAS With Good Network Throughput?An anonymous reader writes "I work at a small business where we need to move around large datasets regularly (move onto test machine, test, move onto NAS for storage, move back to test machine, lather-rinse-repeat). The network is mostly OS ...
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16-12-2008, 22:50:15

Convergent Evolution Upends Honeyeaters' Taxonomy

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Convergent Evolution Upends Honeyeaters' Taxonomygrrlscientist writes in with a beautiful piece of science, beautifully explicated. The poignant bit is that the birds in question are all extinct. "Every once in awhile, I will read a scientific paper that astonishes and delights ...
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16-12-2008, 20:50:30

MySpace Verdict a Danger To Depressed Kids

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MySpace Verdict a Danger To Depressed KidsSlashdot regular Bennett Haselton summarizes his essay this way: "Debate over the Lori Drew verdict has focused overwhelmingly on whether the ruling was technically correct, but there is another serious issue: the perverse incentives tha...
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16-12-2008, 18:50:07

Microsoft Knew About Xbox 360 Damaging Discs

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Microsoft Knew About Xbox 360 Damaging DiscsKelly writes "An unsealed document in a Washington lawsuit filed last week at Seattle, Microsoft was well aware that the Xbox 360 was prone to damaging game discs even before the console was introduced in November 2005. Microsoft had t...
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16-12-2008, 16:50:07

Realtek's Wireless Driver Drives Thoughts of an Apple Netbook

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Realtek's Wireless Driver Drives Thoughts of an Apple NetbookSlatterz writes "With Macworld 2009 mere weeks away, one rumour that seemingly won't die is the idea of a Mac OS X Netbook PC. Asking a company to provide OS X drivers for their netbooks has, up until now, been met wit...
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16-12-2008, 14:50:02

Barack Obama Is One Step Closer To Being President

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Barack Obama Is One Step Closer To Being PresidentAt 3:00 Eastern time on Monday Dec. 15, 538 electors in state capitols across the US cast the votes that actually elected Barack Obama the 44th President. Obama received, unofficially, 365 electoral votes (with 270 needed to win)...
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16-12-2008, 12:50:04

Adventure Game Interfaces and Puzzle Theory

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Adventure Game Interfaces and Puzzle TheoryMarkN writes "It seems like whenever broad topics of game design are discussed on Slashdot, a few people bring up examples of Adventure Games, possibly owing to the age and interests of our members. I'd be interested to hear the communi...
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16-12-2008, 10:50:07

In Japan, a Billboard That Watches You

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In Japan, a Billboard That Watches YouAn anonymous reader writes "At a Tokyo railway station above a flat-panel display hawking DVDs and books sits a small camera hooked up to some image processing software. When trials begin in January the camera will scan travelers to see how ...
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16-12-2008, 06:50:04

Injectable Artificial Bone Developed

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Injectable Artificial Bone DevelopedAn anonymous reader writes in with the news that British scientists have invented artificial "injectable bone" that flows like toothpaste and hardens in the body. This new regenerative medicine technology provides a scaffold for the formation ...
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16-12-2008, 04:50:02

64-Bit Java For Linux

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64-Bit Java For LinuxLWATCDR writes "First we got 64-bit Flash; then the beginnings of 64-bit Wine; now Sun is providing a 64-bit Java plugin. For most people there is nothing to hold you back from running 64-bit Linux."pa href="

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16-12-2008, 02:50:03

RIAA May Be Violating a Court Order In California

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RIAA May Be Violating a Court Order In CaliforniaNewYorkCountryLawye r writes "In one of its 'ex parte' cases seeking the names and addresses of 'John Does,' this one targeting students at the University of Southern Califor...
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16-12-2008, 00:50:03

Chinese Automaker Unveils First Electric Car

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Chinese Automaker Unveils First Electric CarJuliusSu writes "A Chinese auto manufacturer, BYD, is introducing today the country's first electric car, a plug-in hybrid vehicle. It plans to sell at least 10,000 cars in 2009 for a price of less than $22,000. This put the company ah...
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15-12-2008, 22:50:16

MIT Injects Nanotubes To Help Fight Cancer

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MIT Injects Nanotubes To Help Fight CancerCWmike writes to tell us that researchers at MIT have found a way to wrap nanotube sensors in DNA to detect the results of chemotherapy. The sensors are able to detect whether the drugs are attacking their targets or healthy cells. "Canc...
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15-12-2008, 20:50:47

The Manga Guide to Statistics

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The Manga Guide to Statisticsstoolpigeon writes "Many manga titles that are popular in Japan are being translated into English and published in the United States. This trend continues with a book that puts a slightly different spin on manga. The Manga Guide to Statistics, part o...
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15-12-2008, 18:50:09

Sarcasm Useful For Detecting Dementia

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Sarcasm Useful For Detecting DementiaAn anonymous reader writes "Sarcasm may be the lowest form of wit, but Australian scientists are using it to diagnose dementia, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of New South Wales, found that patients under the age of 6...
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15-12-2008, 16:50:04

Is MySQL's Community Eating the Company?

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Is MySQL's Community Eating the Company?mjasay writes "Craigslist's Jeremy Zawodny reviews the progress of MySQL as a project, and discovers that through third-party forks and enhancements like Drizzle and OurDelta 'you can get a "better" MySQL than the one Sun/MySQL gives you t...
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Slashdot
15-12-2008, 14:50:16

Network Neutrality Defenders Quietly Backing Off?

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Network Neutrality Defenders Quietly Backing Off?SteveOHT writes "Google Inc. has approached major cable and phone companies that carry Internet traffic with a proposal to create a fast lane for its own content, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Google ...
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15-12-2008, 12:50:09

Governments Preparing To Bail Out DRAM Makers

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Governments Preparing To Bail Out DRAM MakersAn anonymous reader writes "DRAM makers are facing one of the worst downturns in their history and governments around the world are lining up to help companies through the mess. Taiwan, Germany and South Korea all appear poised to off...
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15-12-2008, 10:50:03

Governments Preparing to Bail Out DRAM Makers

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Governments Preparing to Bail Out DRAM MakersAn anonymous reader writes "DRAM makers are facing one of the worst downturns in their history and governments around the world are lining up to help companies through the mess. Taiwan, Germany and South Korea all appear poised to off...
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15-12-2008, 08:50:02

Telstra Kicked Out of $15bn Broadband Project

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Telstra Kicked Out of $15bn Broadband ProjectAn anonymous reader writes "Australia's largest telco and ISP, Telstra, has been kicked out of the bidding process to build a national broadband network (NBN) estimated to be worth $15 billion. The Aussie government had earlier given ...
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15-12-2008, 06:50:01

The Wackiest Technology Tales of 2008

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The Wackiest Technology Tales of 2008coondoggie writes "Despite the daily drumbeat of new and improved hardware or software, the tech industry isn't all bits and bytes. Some interesting things happen along the way too. Like floating data centers, space geekonauts, shape shifting...
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15-12-2008, 04:50:02

The Wackiest Technology Tales of 2008

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The Wackiest Technology Tales of 2008coondoggie writes "Despite the daily drum beat of new and improved hardware or software, the tech industry isn't all bits and bytes. Some interesting things happen along the way too. Like floating data centers, space geekonauts, shape shiftin...
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15-12-2008, 02:50:02

Why Climbers Die On Mount Everest

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Why Climbers Die On Mount EverestScience Daily reports that researchers have conducted the first detailed analysis of deaths during expeditions to the summit of Mt. Everest. They found that most deaths occur during descents from the summit in the so-called "death zone" above 8,0...
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15-12-2008, 00:50:02

Wine Goes 64-bit With Wine64

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Wine Goes 64-bit With Wine64G3ckoG33k writes "Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) is a popular way to run Windows programs on Linux, and it has an impressive compatibility list. After 15 years of development it reached version 1.0 a few months ago. Now, Wine developer Maarten Lankhor...
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Slashdot
14-12-2008, 22:50:05

Canadians Miss Out On Doctor Who Season Finale

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Canadians Miss Out On Doctor Who Season Finaledarthcamaro writes "Canadians were among the last people in the world to get the season 4 finale of Doctor Who which already aired in the UK and Australia. The Canadian public broadcaster mdash; CBC mdash; decided to cut out nearly 2...
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14-12-2008, 20:50:07

A Sixth Region in the Magnetosphere

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A Sixth Region in the MagnetosphereRoland Piquepaille writes "As you probably know, Earth's magnetosphere, 'the invisible bubble of magnetic fields and electrically charged particles that surrounds and protects the planet from the periodically lethal radiation of the solar wind,...
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14-12-2008, 18:50:09

BitTorrent For Enterprise File Distribution?

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BitTorrent For Enterprise File Distribution?HotTuna writes "I'm responsible for a closed, private network of retail stores connected to our corporate office (and to each other) with IPsec over DSL, and no access to the public internet. We have about 4GB of disaster recovery file...
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14-12-2008, 16:50:06

Documentary Released On Canadian Fight Against DMCA

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Documentary Released On Canadian Fight Against DMCAAn anonymous reader writes "The ongoing fight against the Canadian DMCA is the focus of a new documentary film called Why Copyright? Produced by Michael Geist and available as a streamed version, OGG download version, or a torre...
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14-12-2008, 14:50:02

The End of Individual Genius?

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The End of Individual Genius?Anonymous Coward writes "A recent study suggests the downfall of individual researchers, who are being rapidly replaced by enormous research groups. Quoting: '... in recent decades mdash; especially since the Soviet success in launching the Sputnik s...
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14-12-2008, 10:50:02

Microsoft's Thumbtack, an Answer to Google Notebook

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Microsoft's Thumbtack, an Answer to Google NotebookAn anonymous reader writes "Microsoft's Live Labs have introduced a new service that lets users collect snippets of information from Web sites and share the collections with others. It's similar in concept to Mozilla's Joey, a d...
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14-12-2008, 08:50:02

Meteorite Destroys Warehouse In Auckland, NZ

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Meteorite Destroys Warehouse In Auckland, NZvik writes "According to local media, multiple eye witnesses are reporting that a meteorite crashed into a warehouse in Auckland, New Zealand last night, setting it on fire. The warehouse roof was destroyed but no nearby buildings were...
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Slashdot
14-12-2008, 04:50:08

Cornell University FPGA Class Projects for 2008

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Cornell University FPGA Class Projects for 2008Matt writes "The new crop of Cornell University ECE 5760 projects are now online. Some really cool projects, as well as the previous two years' worth of projects." Since it's mid-December, many other schools, too, have either just l...
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14-12-2008, 02:50:03

The Economist Suggests Linux For Netbooks

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The Economist Suggests Linux For NetbooksTrepidity writes "In its roundup of how to choose a netbook, The Economist suggests that users 'avoid the temptation' to go for a Windows-based netbook, and in particular to treat them as mini laptops on which you'll install a range of ap...
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Slashdot
14-12-2008, 00:50:02

McCain Campaign Sells Info-Loaded Blackberry PDAs

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McCain Campaign Sells Info-Loaded Blackberry PDAsAn anonymous reader writes "A news station in Washington D.C. has reported that the McCain Campaign has allegedly sold to reporters Blackberry handhelds with campaign-related information such as e-mail messages and phone numbers: ...
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Slashdot
13-12-2008, 22:50:03

Australia Says No to Internet Censorship

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Australia Says No to Internet CensorshipBrenton Fletcher writes "A nationwide protest rally against the internet censorship filter proposed by the Australian Labor Government was held today. Over 9,000 people were slated to attend. I was fortunate enough to go to the rally on th...
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13-12-2008, 20:50:09

Ultra-sensitive Camera To Measure Exoplanet Sizes

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Ultra-sensitive Camera To Measure Exoplanet SizesRoland Piquepaille writes "U.S. astronomers and engineers have built a new camera to precisely measure the size of planets moving around distant stars. This camera has been dubbed OPTIC mdash; short for 'Orthogonal Parallel Transf...
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Slashdot
13-12-2008, 18:50:02

VASIMR Plasma Thruster To Be Tested Aboard ISS

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VASIMR Plasma Thruster To Be Tested Aboard ISSToren Altair brings news that NASA and the Ad Astra Rocket Company finalized a Space Act Agreement earlier this week to test the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) on the International Space Station. The agreemen...
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Slashdot
13-12-2008, 16:50:02

Long-Term Personal Data Storage?

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Long-Term Personal Data Storage?BeanBagKing writes "Yesterday I set out in search of a way to store my documents, videos, and pictures for a long time without worrying about them. This is stuff that I may not care about for years, I don't care where it is, or if it's immediately...
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Slashdot
13-12-2008, 14:50:02

Mars Phoenix Lander's Ovens Were Destined To Fail

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Mars Phoenix Lander's Ovens Were Destined To FailRobertB-DC writes "The Phoenix mission to Mars' frigid polar regions was going to be tricky from the start, with only a few weeks to perform as much science as possible. Success depended on everything working right. But one of the...
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13-12-2008, 12:50:02

Will 2009 Be the Turning Point For SSDs?

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Will 2009 Be the Turning Point For SSDs?Iddo Genuth writes "Since first entering the consumer market about two years ago, solid state drives (SSDs) have improved significantly. While prices remain substantially higher than conventional magnetic storage, it is predicted that in 2...
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13-12-2008, 08:50:01

HP Pushes Open Source For Small Businesses

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HP Pushes Open Source For Small Businessesruphus13 writes "HP finally begins to actively push open source in its products. From the post, 'HP has been quirky over the years when it comes to open source. It has been, traditionally, a company that supports open source mdash; espec...
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13-12-2008, 06:50:02

Google Zeitgeist 2008

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Google Zeitgeist 2008bahstid writes "As the year comes to a close, it's time to look at the big events, memorable moments and emerging trends that captivated us in 2008. As it happens, studying the aggregation of the billions of search queries that people type into the Google se...
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Slashdot
13-12-2008, 04:50:02

Recovered Data From a Corrupt DVD Leads To Conviction, 24-Year Sentence

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Recovered Data From a Corrupt DVD Leads To Conviction, 24-Year SentenceLucas123 writes "The Santa Cruz, Calif. DA's office had been counting on a DVD with the recorded testimony of a victim in case against a serial rapist, but when they popped the video into the player, nothing ...
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13-12-2008, 02:50:02

Playstation Home Beta Opens To the Public

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Playstation Home Beta Opens To the PublicYesterday Sony launched the open beta for Playstation Home, the virtual world designed for Playstation Network community members. Eurogamer has an in-depth look at the features of Home. They point out some glaring weaknesses, such as a po...
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